Category: Child Custody and Support
Child support in Arizona is handled by the Division of Child Support Services (DCSS), part of the Department of Economic Security (DES). The function of DCSS is to collect child support from parents – most often fathers – who are legally obligated to provide financial support for their children. DCSS serves as a resource for […]
Written by Jonathan Roeder on May 22, 2023
Terminating parental rights can be difficult for all involved, but with the help of a juvenile law attorney, these proceedings can be easier to navigate.
Written by Ryan Reppucci on May 16, 2023
Living with a spouse during a divorce can be contentious, but moving out before settling may be trickier. Determine what’s best for your divorce.
Written by Ryan Reppucci on May 11, 2023
When a couple that has children together decides to divorce, they must create a parenting plan for approval by the court. Every parenting plan is unique to the specific circumstances of each divorce and is designed to prioritize the “best interests of the children.” Because of the priority placed upon the child’s best interests, some […]
Written by Ryan Reppucci on March 27, 2023
During a divorce, it can be hard to find a balance for your family that enables everyone to move forward. It’s very important to work towards that balance and ensure equal responsibilities between you and your ex-spouse. It’s also critical to reassure your children that their parents are able and willing to work together for […]
Written by Jonathan Roeder on October 6, 2022
Divorce and separation are not easy issues to deal with. When children are involved, it can be extremely stressful and overwhelming to search for a child custody lawyer in addition to the ongoing divorce process. Knowing what to look for in a child custody lawyer is important, and can help relieve the stress you may […]
Written by Ryan Reppucci on September 15, 2022
Determining child custody can be a difficult task to navigate, especially when parents disagree. The best interests of the children should always be at the forefront, but the emotions associated with the end of a relationship can cloud even the best judgment. Understanding the legal proceedings and navigating the courts can feel overwhelming even under […]
Written by Jonathan Roeder on August 8, 2022
Life moves on after divorce. For some divorced parents, this will mean moving to a new home, a new city, or even a different state to pursue career opportunities, life goals, or new relationships. When a divorced parent has custody of their minor child pursuant to a court order, there are rules and regulations that […]
Written by Ryan Reppucci on July 25, 2022
While navigating a divorce, many different things must be decided between you and your soon-to-be-ex-spouse. While the division of assets can become difficult and complicated, child custody is often the most contentious matter to resolve. In addition, child support is often difficult to negotiate and, at times, enforce.
Written by Ryan Reppucci on May 9, 2022
Table of Contents What Is the Best Interest for the Child? How Is Custody Defined in Arizona? How Do I Prepare My Children? What Is a Parenting Plan? So, Who Has More Rights to a Child? The Mother or Father? What Makes a Parent Unfit in the Eyes of the Court? Parenting Time and Legal […]
Written by Ryan Reppucci on April 6, 2022